Fall Family Weekend Brings 5,000 Visitors

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 27, 2016 – High Point University welcomed nearly 5,000 guests to campus for Fall Family Weekend, an annual event that also brings visitors to the city and provides a boost to the local economy. Last year’s Family Weekend had an estimated economic impact of more than $2.4 million according to The […]

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Students Connect with Employers at Career Expo

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 22, 2016 – Though today’s job market may be more competitive than ever, High Point University’s Office of Career and Professional Development is doing its part to connect students with potential employers. On Sept. 21, the university hosted companies such as Gartner, ScanSource Inc., Lenovo, Coca-Cola, Red Ventures, Dell and Volvo […]

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Stedman Graham to Visit HPU

Who: High Point University students and Stedman Graham, best-selling author, educator and entrepreneur. The event is open to HPU students, faculty and staff. To RSVP, email concierge@highpoint.edu What: Stedman Graham, best-selling author, educator and entrepreneur, to visit HPU. Where: Cottrell Hall ballroom on HPU’s campus When: Noon on Sept. 20 Why: Graham will spend time […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 15, 2016 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.   Sigma Nu Receives Grand Chapter Award for Academic Excellence   The Nu Delta Chapter of the Sigma Nu fraternity received the Regent’s Award for Academic Excellence at this year’s Sigma […]

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HPU’s Piano Competition Awards $10,000 in Prizes

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 13, 2016 – Three talented pianists competed for the top prize at High Point University’s annual piano competition on Sept. 10. After being selected from a pool of applicants ages 15-25 from around the world, the finalists performed for a crowd of more than 200 HPU students, faculty and community members […]

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Exercise Physiologist to Speak at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 9, 2016 – The High Point University Congdon School of Health Sciences and the Department of Exercise Science will welcome Dr. Joseph Houmard for its Distinguished Lecture Series at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 28. The event will be held at the Hayworth Fine Arts Center’s Pauline Theater on the HPU campus. […]

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Abundance through Adversity: Oprah’s Mentee Joins HPU

There’s sunlight streaming through the floor-to-ceiling glass windows of Cottrell Hall’s International Concourse, where Mpumi Nobiva has set up shop to start her day. With her laptop, phone and bag full of textbooks, she looks like other college students at High Point University with project deadlines. But talk to her, and layers of an unexpected […]

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Senior Interns at Nonviolence International

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 5, 2016 – High Point University Senior Amanda Coppa spent her summer as a research analyst intern with Nonviolence International, a human rights organization with a network of resource centers that research and promote nonviolent action worldwide. The political science and international relations double major from North Andover, Massachusetts, worked in […]

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5 Life Lessons from Rachel Callaway, SGA President

Rachel Callaway is an HPU senior and president of the Student Government Association. The following is a transcript of her speech to the Class of 2020 during Opening Convocation on Aug. 22.   Good morning and congratulations. You made it to High Point University. On behalf of the student body, I want to welcome you […]

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Fine Furniture Design Sponsors HPU Student Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 2, 2016 – Students in the Branding, Licensing and Ownership course of Victoria Brown, Ph.D., at High Point University will soon have an opportunity to apply their talents to a furniture marketing project, courtesy of Fine Furniture Design. The High Point-based case goods and upholstery manufacturer is sponsoring a design competition that […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 1, 2016 – High Point University welcomed nine new staff members during the month of August. They are as follows: Kaylee Brown joined the Office of Communications as a communication specialist. She shares inspiring stories of students, faculty and staff on campus in a variety of ways, including coordinating stories with […]

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Senior Interns at Lobbying Firm in Washington, D.C.

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 31, 2016 – High Point University senior Delaney Crampton spent the summer interning for The Raben Group, a lobbying firm in Washington, D.C. A Lewisville native and political science major, Crampton worked as a policy and communications intern, confirming his desire to pursue a career in lobbying. The Raben Group, a […]

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HPU to Host Second Annual Piano Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 24, 2016 – High Point University will host its second annual piano competition, funded by the Randall Thomas Johnson Trust, starting at 1 p.m. on Sept. 10. The competition will bring three talented finalists to the HPU campus to compete for cash prizes. The event will be held in the Pauline […]

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